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Telephone Befriending Service

Telephone Befriending Service poster

If you're feeling lonely, isolated or just need someone to talk to, help is out there locally.

Would you, or someone you know, benefit from a regular phone call from one of the trained befrienders?

For further information call 0116 272 7718 or email vcshub@blaby.gov.uk.

Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 16:54 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Local Information, Other information

A guide to Thursday's new restrictions

A guide to Thursday's new restrictions

Blaby DC have prepared a guide to the new restrictions under Lockdown 2 from Thursday 5th November 2020 which can be found here - https://mailchi.mp/blaby/lockdown-ii?e=e06acd4022.

Posted: Wed, 04 Nov 2020 16:36 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Government information, Local Information, NHS, Newsletters, Other information, coronavirus

New hotline launched to report COVID fraudsters

Coronavirus

A new hotline has been launched to stop fraudsters illegally targeting COVID stimulus schemes.

The COVID Fraud Hotline is open 24/7, 365 days a year on 0800 587 5030 or fill in the simple and secure anonymous form at Covidfraudhotline.org. You'll be doing the right thing to help ensure the public purse is protected from fraudsters.

For more information please follow this link.

Posted: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 16:25 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, Local Information, Other information, coronavirus

Help from citizens advice.....

Citizens Advice Poster

Universal Credit from Help to Claim 0800 1448444

Managing debt from Money Advice 0116 4647239

Everything else from General Advice 0300 3302111

Posted: Fri, 09 Oct 2020 12:36 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, Other information, coronavirus

Planned Essential Maintenance - Website Downtime - Tuesday 29th September

Planned Essential Maintenance - Website Downtime - Tuesday 29th September

Our website will be receiving some essential maintenance work next Tuesday morning (September 29th). This will mean that the website won't be available most of that morning and maybe some of the afternoon.

This work is necessary in order to increase the capacity and speed of our web servers.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:39 by Clerk to the Council

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Leicester Lockdown revisions

Leicester Lockdown revisions

On 16 July 2020, the Secretary of State, Matt Hancock, announced changes to the local 'lockdown' boundary. This affects residents who live in the city of Leicester and the borough of Oadby and Wigston from Saturday 18 July.

Restrictions outside of these areas will begin to change from Saturday 18 July, when the lockdown boundary is revised

A map has been published which provides further detail. Inside... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 14:31 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, NHS, Other information, coronavirus

Providing Support for Youth Groups in Leicestershire – Putting Young People First

Providing Support for Youth Groups in Leicestershire – Putting Young People First

If you are running or starting a group for young people, Young Leicestershire is there to assist. Whether it is community-based facilities or detached work, we are there to help. Why not become a member and benefit from our services? Visit www.youngleicestershire.org.uk for more information, or contact the office on 0116 275 0489 / office@youngleicestershire.org.uk

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 14:21 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, Other information

Leicester lockdown update

Leicester lockdown update

Information about affected areas of the lockdown in the district


Following last night's announcement, we can confirm that the following areas of the district come under the Leicester Lockdown:

  • Braunstone Town (including Fosse Park)
  • Glenfield
  • Glen Parva
  • Leicester Forest East (The area East of the M1)
  • Thorpe Astley

Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers will not open this Saturday as anticipated, and shops that... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 12:46 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Government information, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, NHS, Other information, Press Release, coronavirus

Lockdown measures increased in Leicester

Lockdown measures increased in Leicester

Stricter lockdown measures have been announced this evening in Leicester and surrounding areas because of a rise in coronavirus cases in the city.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said non-essential shops will shut on Tuesday, and schools will close for most pupils on Thursday, within the affected areas indicated.

The loosening of restrictions for pubs and restaurants will also not be taking place in the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 00:21 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Government information, Leicestershire County Council, Leicestershire Police, Local Information, NHS, Other information, Press Releases, coronavirus

DEFRA - Digital Boost

DEFRA - Digital Boost

A new platform, Digital Boost, launched last week. Please find here a link to the press release.

From discussions with stakeholders, the Covid-19 crisis has presented many challenges for small businesses and charities, particularly in building digital capability. In response, Digital Boost has been created to provide much-needed digital support for small organisations. The platform is founded by Founders4Schools... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 15:17 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, Other information